The World Day for Safety and Health at Work aims to extend awareness about workplace accidents and diseases that spread due to inadequacies at the workplace. Celebrated on the 28th of April annually, World Day for Safety and Health at Work looks forward to bringing a health safety culture and reducing accidents in the workplace. This […]
World Liver Day 2022: How Does your Liver Function? How can you identify a Liver Issue?
Our liver is the largest internal organ in the human body, weighing between 3 and 5 pounds, and contains about a pint of blood, or 13% of the total blood supply, at any given time. On 19 April, we observed World Liver Day- a day dedicated to spreading awareness about liver-related diseases. In this blog, let’s […]
Glaucoma Awareness Week: Tips for Living with Glaucoma
Glaucoma– the leading cause of irreversible blindness in India, affects one out of eight people. According to doctors from the Post Graduate Institute of Medical College and Research (PGIMER), 40 million people in our country have glaucoma or are at risk of developing the disease. Explaining Glaucoma Glaucoma causes severe damage to the eye’s optic […]
Glaucoma Awareness Month: Types of Glaucoma, and its Treatment
Glaucoma has little or no initial symptoms. Half of those who have it are unaware that they have it. Glaucoma is a condition that causes fluid levels in the eye to rise, causing eye-sight to gradually deteriorate, mostly without alert. While the most typical glaucoma types mainly affect people in their forties and fifties, glaucoma can […]
Covid, Seasonal Allergies and Flu: Figuring out the Differences
Common cold, seasonal allergies, and COVID-19 all share many symptoms in common. COVID-19, like the common cold, is caused by viruses. While SARS-CoV-2 is the cause behind the COVID infection, rhinoviruses are the most common cause of the common cold. With the new Covid Omicron strain spreading fast and the winter allergy season on, it becomes important […]
World Thyroid Awareness Day: How to Diagnose Thyroid Symptoms?
The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of the neck, below Adam’s apple. It is a member of the endocrine system, which is in charge of coordinating a lot of our body’s functions and regulating its metabolism. The thyroid gland produces two hormones: thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3). These hormones are essential for […]
National DNA Day | Gigadocs
What’s DNA Deoxyribonucleic acid, more commonly known as DNA, is a molecule found in the Nuclei of cells. It carries the instructions of life itself. As in, it holds the genetic instructions on growth, development, functioning, and reproduction of the organism. It is extremely important for life itself, as DNA is the molecule that lets […]
How is Digital Consultation Transforming Healthcare?
The current seasonal change from winter to spring to summer invite seasonal diseases like flu, stomach infections and body aches. Telemedicine consultation empowers you to seek answers to all your health-related questions, medical advice, or an opinion or diagnosis in just a few clicks without stepping out from your home. E-Healthcare apps like Gigadocs offer […]
National Science Day: How Health Apps and Telemedicine Makes You Fit?
It has been almost a year since the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared Covid-19 a global pandemic. Since then, Covid and the subsequent lockdown has created an enormous public health concern that being- people with existing comorbidities without any Covid symptoms could not access their regular follow-up care. Although Covid vaccinations are underway, this […]
World Antibiotics Awareness Week: Addressing Antibiotic Resistance
Antibiotics are medicines available over the counter (OTC) or on a prescription basis that helps in fighting off infections caused by bacteria. Antibiotics kill bacteria at root alternatively restrict them from reproducing themselves. Antibiotics are prescriptive medications against- Whooping cough Strep throat Sinus infections Dental infections Skin infections Meningitis infections Kidney infections […]